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Race Report: Budds Creek, MD, June 27, 2015

Budds Creek marked the halfway point, as round six, in the twelve race series. Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha had a full team, with the return of Cooper Webb and Anthony Rodriguez. The wet and muddy conditions resulted in the cancelation of the second time practice. Martin got fourth overall, Webb eighth, Rodriguez twenty-second, and Plessinger eighteenth.

Picture:Steve Cox

Picture:Steve Cox

High Point, PA June 13 2015

Jeremy Martin and Aaron Plessinger had their work cut out for them at the fifth round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, at High Point Raceway, PA.  The Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha riders came from the back of the pack, in both motos, and worked their way through the field.  Martin was able to salvage as many points as he could, and took third overall for the day.  Plessinger finished ninth in the first moto and tenth in the second-taking ninth overall.

Picture: Steve Cox

Picture: Steve Cox

Blountville, TN, June 6 2015

Martin takes his third overall win of the season

Jeremy Martin continues to lead the championship after the fourth round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross series.  Martin was second in the first moto and won the second moto; giving him the overall win for the day. Teammate, Plessinger, finished eight and seventh, and got sixth overall. The Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha rookie also got his first taste of leading a pro race, when he led the second moto for seven laps. 

Picture:Steve Cox

Picture:Steve Cox

Thunder Valley, CO, May 30 2015

Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha’s Jeremy Martin has two perfect motos at Thunder Valley

 

It is undeniable that Jeremy Martin has been blindingly fast this season, but he has faced many obstacles which have prevented him from outright dominating each race. This weekend Jeremy managed to get the starts that he has been aiming for. He took the hole shot in both motos, and once he was up-front, he was untouchable. Martin went on to win both motos; each by an eighteen second lead.  Rookie, Aaron Plessinger, finished 13th in the first moto, and eighth in the second; finishing ninth overall. 

Picture:Steve Cox

Picture:Steve Cox

Hangtown Sacramento, CA, May 16 2015

 

The reigning champ takes the overall at the opening round in Sacramento

 

Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha’s 2014 Outdoor National champion, Jeremy Martin had clearly done his homework in preparation for the start of this year’s motocross season. Martin was second in the first moto, and won the second moto by twenty-six seconds; giving him the overall win. Rodriguez and Plessinger had really strong rides too; finishing fifth and six overall. Webb had a magnificent ride in the first moto, finishing third, but ripped his foot off the foot peg, in the second moto, and reinjured his ankle.  

Picture: Steve Cox

Picture: Steve Cox

Aaron Plessinger is Awarded Rookie of the Year

With a West Coast title already in the bag; another Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha rider gets an award for high achievement. Aaron Plessinger was awarded Rookie of the year after gaining the most points out of any rookie, in the combined coasts 250 class. His riding at the East/West shootout was an example of his outstanding ability, when he came from a twelfth place start, to finishing fourth. Plessinger finished fifth in the West Coast Championship and was on the podium at the sixth round, in Anaheim.  With the opening round of the outdoor Nationals just around the corner; we look forward to seeing what this rookie has in store for us, in his first pro motocross season.

Picture: Steve Cox

Picture: Steve Cox

East/West Shootout, Las Vegas, May 2 2015

There was much anticipation to this year’s East/West shootout. The best riders from each coast would get a chance to compete for the first time this year. Unfortunately, two of Star’s riders, Cooper Webb and Jeremy Martin, were unable to race. Martin had sustained a training related injury during the week, and Webb crashed in the free practice. Anthony Rodriguez was in the top ten, when he crashed in the whoops and had to pull out of the race.  The team’s rookie, Aaron Plessinger, was on top form; after a twelfth place start, he worked his way through the field, and finished up fourth.

Picture: Steve Cox

Picture: Steve Cox

 

Santa Clara, CA, April 18 2015

Webb wraps up the season with another win for Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha

 

This has been Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha’s most successful supercross season to date.  Not only did Cooper Webb take the championship at the penultimate round, but he also clearly dominated; winning six out of eight races. The team’s rookie, Aaron Plessinger, also had a podium finish this season. Plessinger really started taking charge at this last West Coast round, when he led a few laps in the final. The newly awarded champion, Webb, took the win to close off the points, in this year’s West Coast series.

Picture:Steve Cox

Picture:Steve Cox

 

Houston, TX, April 11 2015

Another Championship in the bag for Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha

While the championship moved to the East Coast, Cooper Webb eagerly awaited the arrival of the Houston, Texas race. The red plate holder had a shot at wrapping up the championship at this penultimate round; and that is exactly what he did. He won the final, and got Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha their first Supercross title. Aaron Plessinger also had an impressive race, finishing fourth in the final. 

Picture:Steve Cox

Picture:Steve Cox


St. Louis, MO, March 28 2015

The Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha East coast riders finished their last round, before the break, on a good note.  For the second weekend in a row, the team had two top five finishes.  Jeremy Martin got the hole shot in the final, and finished in second place; taking his fourth podium of the season. Anthony Rodriguez showed consistency, finishing fifth.

Picture:Steve Cox

Picture:Steve Cox

Detroit, MI, 21 March 2015

The Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha riders were back on form, at the sixth round of the East Coast Super Cross Series. The team had two top five results, with Jeremy Martin finishing fourth and Anthony Rodriguez having his best ride yet, finishing fifth.  

Picture:Steve Cox

Picture:Steve Cox

Indianapolis, March 14 2015

The track, at the fifth round of the East Coast Supercross series, was technical, and unforgiving. The whoops got the better of Martin in the heat race, which lead to an unfortunate turn of events, and ultimately prohibited Martin from qualifying for the main. Teammate Rodriguez was in fifth, until a crash set him back, and he finished in sixteenth. Star is proud of Jeremy and Anthony, in a very difficult race.  We all know that good results are ahead, so just hold on.

Picture:Steve Cox

Picture:Steve Cox

Daytona, FL, March 7 2015

Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha’s Jeremy Martin definitely showed that he had speed at the renowned, Daytona round of the supercross series. Martin got his third podium of the season, was fastest in both practices, and had the fastest lap time, in the main event. Anthony Rodriguez finished eighth and has moved up to seventh in the championship.   

Picture: Steve Cox

Picture: Steve Cox

Atlanta II, GA, February 28 2015

The third round of the East Coast series, was retro themed. The Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha bikes were fully styled as they would have been back in the nineties, with their yellow and black color scheme.  Not only did the bikes look impressive, but the Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha riders really put on a show for the crowd in Atlanta. Rodriguez finished eighth overall and the Outdoor Champion, Martin was back up on the box, with a second place finish.

Picture: Steve Cox

Picture: Steve Cox

Atlanta, GA, February 21 2015

The Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha take over continues on the East Coast, with Martin taking the win in Atlanta

Not only does Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha have a point’s leader on the West Coast, but the team now gets its first win at the second round of the East Coast Series.  Jeremy Martin seems to really have found the confidence that he rides with outdoors, on the supercross track. He showed some impressive speed this weekend, made some great passes and won his first final this season. Anthony Rodriguez had top ten finish, taking eighth in the final. 

Picture:Steve Cox

Picture:Steve Cox

Arlington, TX, February 14 2015

Arlington, Texas was the opening round of the East Coast Series. The Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha East Coast riders, Jeremy Martin and Anthony Rodriguez, showed that they had the speed and skill to carry through the team’s success on the East Coast. Jeremy finished fourth in the main and Rodriguez was running in third for most of the race but crashed, finishing up in thirteenth.

Picture:Steve Cox

Picture:Steve Cox

San Diego, CA, February 7 2015

Webb Takes his fourth win of the season in San Diego

The point’s leader, Cooper Webb, had an amazing come-back and won the final, after a horrific crash in the first practice. Teammate Plessinger had a challenging evening but managed to finish in fourteenth. 

Webb has now leads the championship by thirty points.  The West Coast supercross will take a seven week break and resume on April 11, in Houston Texas. 

This weekend, Star’s East Coast riders, Jeremy Martin and Anthony Rodriguez, will race at the opening round of the East Coast series, in Arlington Texas.

Picture:Steve Cox

Picture:Steve Cox

Anaheim 3, CA

A double podium for Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha at Anaheim 3

The Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha riders, Cooper Webb and Aaron Plessinger were the highlight of the night, at Anaheim 3. Webb took his third win of the season and Plessinger finished third in the main, which is a great accomplishment, for the team’s rookie.   Cooper now leads the championship by 18 points and Plessinger moves up the rankings to 6th.   

Picture:Steve Cox

Picture:Steve Cox

Oakland, CA

For the Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha riders, Oakland proved to be an eventful night. Both Cooper Webb and Aaron Plessinger were involved in incidents that were out of their control; however their results showed that they were able to pull through in tough situations. Plessinger finished seventh in the main after having to go to the last chance and Webb came all the way to second, after an aggressive move from another rider put him on the ground. Webb now leads the championship by eight points.

Picture: Steve Cox

Picture: Steve Cox

Anaheim 2, CA

It was only in August of 2014, when Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha won its first outdoor championship. Jeremy Martin held the red plate for the entire season before winning; now Cooper Webb claims the plate, in the 2015 Supercross series. Webb’s sheer determination to win, was evident, when he came from the back to win this weekend’s final. Aaron Plessinger took a tumble in the main, which sent him back, but he persevered and finished thirteenth. 

Picture: Brandon Biro

Picture: Brandon Biro